Raisin Oatmeal Mix
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 10 min.
Makes14 servings (7 cups mix)
- 6 cups quick-cooking oats
- 1/2 cup raisins
- 1/2 cup chopped dried apples or dried banana chips
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
- 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon salt
- ADDITIONAL INGREDIENT (for each serving):
- 3/4 cup water
- In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place for up to 1 month. Yield: 7 cups.
- To prepare oatmeal: In a deep microwave-safe bowl, combine 1/2 cup oatmeal mix and 3/4 cup water. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 45 seconds; stir. Cook 30-45 seconds longer or until bubbly. Let stand 2 minutes.
Editor's NoteThis recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts1 serving: 186 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 175mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 4g fiber), 6g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch.
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Feb 12, 2014
Having always been a fan of stove top cooked oatmeal, but never liking the cleaning of the pan, I decided to simplify my morning by halving this recipe. I'm so glad this was the recipe I tried first. It's easy to make and easy to fix and tastes really good. I'll be making full batches from now on and will be trying different fruits and nuts in it.
Jan 15, 2014
great option for a quick and tasty breakfast!
Oct 31, 2013
I am so glad I have this recipe. The oatmeal is tasty and it makes for a satisfying breakfast thats ready in a flash.
Feb 4, 2012
I have made several batches this winter. I try to use different dried fruits. I don't like the banana chips, but use crazins, apricots diced, dates, walnuts. If you have your own dried bananas or apples that would really be good also. I don't like the ones from the store. I also use splenda and cut the brown sugar to 2 tablespoons. Have used nutmeg with the cinnamon. I also use half Old Fashioned oats and half Quick Cooking Oats.
Aug 5, 2009
I used the Splenda Brown Sugar Blend and made a dried cranberry/walnut version. In the future I plan to make a dried blueberry/pecan and dried cherry/almond versions. Easy to prepare and quick, healthy start to the day!
May 19, 2009
That is the greatest oatmeal mix that I have ever used. I did omit the apples & babana chips & used chopped walnuts.I make myself a bowl every morning. Yummmmm!!!!!!!!
May 16, 2009
What a great way to save money if your family likes the instant stuff. This is every bit as sweet as it too. I always find the instant packaged stuff too sweet, so next time I think I'll put in a little less sugar.
Feb 14, 2009
This is delicious! Our family prefers old fashioned oatmeal, so I substituted it and cook for 3 minutes. So handy to have available, we eat oatmeal every morning, and this simplifies it. We never cared for instant oatmeals, too mushy.
Feb 2, 2009
a very good tating recepe